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Carlos Creek Winery Applefest to celebrate apple harvest

The Carlos Creek Winery Applefest, an all-day, family friendly festival celebrating the end of the apple harvest, is set for Saturday, October 20 at the Carlos Creek Winery in Alexandria.

The festivities of the day will include catapult and trebuchet contests, lawn games, horse-drawn wagon rides, master pumpkin carving, pumpkin pie eating contests, wine tasting, Minnesota Nice grill, winery tours and more.

A schedule of events is as follows:

• 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wine tasting.

• Noon until sold out: Honeycrisp apples for sale.

• 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Horse-drawn wagon rides.

• 1 to 5 p.m. Catapult demonstrations.

• 1, 3 and 5 p.m. Winery tours.

• 2 p.m. Pumpkin pie eating contests.

• 2 p.m. Pumpkin carving demos.

• 2 to 6 p.m. Live music with Patchouli.

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